The world in brief – Tuesday, October 18, 2022

In Honduras, Hurricane Julia reignites emigration wave: Nearly two years after hurricanes Eta and Iota pummelled northern Honduras, flooding entire neighbourhoods and causing widespread devastation, 40-year-old Marlen Oliva has fled her home again this month as Hurricane Julia swept through. Oliva, who sought refuge at a government shelter in San Pedro Sula, said her family wasContinue reading “The world in brief – Tuesday, October 18, 2022”

The world in brief – Monday, October 17, 2022

In Pakistan, former Prime Minister continues to dominate election season: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has continued his dominant electoral streak after being removed from office some six months ago. With eight National Assembly seats up for grabs in Sunday’s by-elections – three each in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab provinces and two in KarachiContinue reading “The world in brief – Monday, October 17, 2022”

The world in brief – Thursday, October 13, 2022

In Syria, military bus explosion kills 18 soldiers: A bomb exploded on a military bus near Damascus, killing at least 18 soldiers and wounding 27 others, Syrian state media has reported. “A military bus in Damascus countryside was targeted this morning by a terrorist detonation with an explosive device that was planted in advance,” stateContinue reading “The world in brief – Thursday, October 13, 2022”

The world in brief – Tuesday, October 11, 2022

In Palestine, rival groups meet for reconciliation talks: The leaders of rival Palestinian groups are meeting in Algeria for two-day talks aimed at discussing a proposal for reconciliation and national unity. The proposal was drawn up after “months of effort by Algeria to reach a common vision for boosting the Palestinian national action”, Palestinian ambassadorContinue reading “The world in brief – Tuesday, October 11, 2022”